News

MSI Announces Radeon RX 6700 XT Graphics Cards

Recently MSI announced its latest addition to the RX 6000 Series lineup, the RX 6700 XT. Their newest offering will feature AMD’s RDNA2 architecture and 12 GB of GDDR6 memory. The complete lineup consists of three SKUs comprising the RX 6700 XT 12G, RX 6700XT Gaming X 12G, and  RX 6700 XT MECH 2X 12G OC. Pricing, core clocks, and power consumption have not been released but availability is projected for mid-march. Here’s to hoping they can meet this timeframe. Below is the press release from MSI. Read More

Cooling

Alphacool Announces Two Eisblock Aurora Acryl GPX-A GPU Water Blocks for RX 6800 XT

Alphacool has just announced two new Eisblock Aurora Acryl GPX-A GPU water blocks. Designed for Radeon RX 6800 and 6800XT series cards, the first is compatible with ASUS ROG Strix and TUF video cards, while the other is made for XFX’s Speedster MERC 319 GPUs. As with all Eisblock Aurora Acryl water blocks, these will include an aluminum backplate for improved rigidity and thermal performance. Here is the official release from Alphacool. Read More

News

CES 2021: Colorful Launches RTX 3090 Neptune and RTX 3060 GPUs

Colorful has just released the iGame GeForce RTX™ 3090 Neptune water-cooled graphics card. It features a 240 mm All-In-One cooling solution with integrated RGB lighting and a high-performance pump. Unlike other RTX 3090’s The Neptune is only a two-slot design allowing it to fit where others simply won’t. In addition, Colorful is also launching a full line of 3060 graphics cards, the RTX 3060 Advanced OC 10G-V, the RTX 3060 Ultra W 10G-V, and finally the RTX 3060 NB 10G-V. MSRP pricing for the 3090 Neptune is set at $1,999 while the RTX 3060 series cards are available starting at $349. Continue reading for complete details. Read More

Cooling

Alphacool Announces Eisblock Aurora Acryl GPX-A RX 6800(XT)/6900XT PowerColor Red Devil GPU Water Block

Alphacool has just announced its newest member to the Eisblock series, the Aurora Acryl GPX-A Radeon RX 6800(XT)/6900XT Red Devil GPU water block. This full cover block is made of nickel-plated copper with an acrylic top and comes with integrated RGB LEDs. The new full cover block adds to the already impressive Eisblock line-up and is priced at a reasonable $155 (126.99 €). Complete compatibility is listed below in Alphacool’s press release. Read More

Cooling

Corsair Launches Hydro-X Series XG7 GPU Water Blocks

Corsair has just launched the new Hydro-X series XG7 GPU water blocks for Nvidia’s 30 series graphics cards. Overclockers.com first reported the announcement back in September and Corsair is now announcing the blocks are immediately available. Designed for the Founder’s Edition cards, these blocks will also fit dozens of other reference-based cards. Prices may vary by model but seem to be around $160. A full compatibility list is located at Corsair and linked in the following press release. Read More

News

Biostar Announces All New Radeon RX 6900 XT Graphics Card

Today, Biostar announced the all-new Radeon RX 6900 XT graphics card. Powered by an AMD Navi 21 processor, the RX 6900 XT is projected to outperform the Nvidia RTX 3090. In order to accomplish this it will use 80 compute units and 16 GB of GDDR6 memory. Whether it is able to or not will soon be determined, but one thing is for sure, the battle for the top is heating up and that can only mean good things for consumers. Here is Biostar’s official press release. Read More

News

COLORFUL Launches GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Series Graphics Cards

Colorful launched a new line of RTX 3060Ti graphics cards on December 1st. There are a total of four cards in this series for Colorful with the iGame GeForce RTX™ 3060 Ti Vulcan OC 10G-V being its flagship. The other three consist of the iGame GeForce RTX™ 3060 Ti Advanced OC 10G-V, iGame GeForce RTX™ 3060 Ti Ultra OC 10G-V, and GeForce RTX™ 3060 Ti Ultra W OC 10G-V. They share the same 4864 CUDA cores, 1410 Mhz base clock, and 8GB of GDDR6 memory. Boasting boost clocks of up to 1815 Mhz is what will separate the Vulcan from the others, each achieving a slightly different boost. Naturally, aesthetics are another major variation. A complete list of specifications and pricing are listed below. Read More

Cooling

Alphacool Launches Three New Eisblock Aurora Acryl GPX-N Water Blocks

Alphacool launched three new Nvidia 3000 series water blocks for its Eisblock Aurora Acryl GPX-N series. All three are said to provide exceptional cooling due to their nickel-plated copper cold plate and functional aluminum backplate. The new blocks are engineered to be compatible with the INNO3D RTX 3070, Gigabyte’s RTX 3080 Eagle, 3090 Eagle, 3080 Gaming, and finally an RTX 3090 Founders Edition. Read More

Reviews

AORUS GeForce RTX 2080 Xtreme Video Card Review

Under the microscope today is the AORUS RTX 2080 Xtreme. It not only sports a custom PCB and beefy power delivery but also includes one of the coolest RGB LED implementations we’ve seen. The Xtreme uses the Windforce 3 Stack cooling including three fans with each fan integrating a single RGB LED on one fan blade. This location for the LED with the fan spinning makes it look like a continuous circle of light around each of the fans and is highly customizable. We’ll dig down and see how it performs as well as look at the lighting and its seemingly endless options for tweaking. Read More